Check out the new VBS material that you can get from the ELCA website. It’s a five day program, complete with skits, activities, lessons, and snacks – like the Mosquito Bite snack shown here.
You can develop creative ways to use any of the materials. Get started now!
Malaria is a leading cause of death in Africa.
National ELCA Malaria Campaign goal status
The ELCA Malaria Campaign is working with our companions in the following countries to design and implement malaria strategies: Angola, Central African Republic, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. As funds are raised, we can continue to engage additional companions in the effort to overcome malaria.
Indiana-Kentucky Synod goal status
May 1, 2014 = $172,083
(You can copy this image to use in your congregation’s fundraising efforts and fill it in as you build toward your goal.)
RESOURCES YOU CAN USE IN FUND-RAISING CAMPAIGNS:
ELCA Malaria Campaign website – http://www.elca.org/Our-Faith-In-Action/Responding-to-the-World/ELCA-Malaria-Campaign/Malaria-Resources.aspx
Order brochures, posters, stickers, videos, congregation action kit, etc. = http://resources.elca.org/Products-ELCA_Malaria_Campaign.html PRICE = $0.00 (FOR CONGREGATIONS IN THE ELCA)
Click on this link to download:
– bulletin inserts – children’s coloring sheets – country profiles – crafts and activities
– worship resources – how to structure a congregational campaign
(watch them on UTUBE at these links):
Resources from the United Methodist Church’s “Imagine No Malaria” campaign:
Instructions for making pipe cleaner mosquitoes =
Downloadable puzzles: http://inm.larryhollon.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Kids-Puzzles.pdf
Instructions to host a sleep out: http://inm.larryhollon.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Sleepout-Instructions.pdf
Party activities for kids: http://pinterest.com/nomalaria/party-activities-for-kids/
I’ll be adding more resources as I find them.